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$5M asbestos verdict upheld by Court of Special Appeals

The Court of Special Appeals has affirmed a $5 million judgment against Georgia Pacific Corp. in favor of a University of Maryland nursing professor who lost a lung to mesothelioma after inhaling asbestos fibers that stuck to her grandfather’s work clothes in the late 1960s.

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Texas inmate prepares for 3rd trip to death house

LIVINGSTON, Texas — What Cleve Foster remembers most about his recent brushes with death is the steel door, the last one condemned Texas inmates typically walk through before their execution. “You can’t take your eyes off that door,” he says. ...

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Law movers – 9/24/12

Greenfield, Kress team up  Veteran attorneys Aaron Greenfield and William Kress have formed a full-service boutique government relations firm that will include administrative and procurement law matters. Greenfield & Kress PA, with offices in Annapolis, will serve clients at the local, ...

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Family, doctor settle suit over death of boy, 7

The parents of a 7-year-old boy who died in 2009 of an allegedly botched hernia operation followed by a misdiagnosed and mistreated kidney infection settled their medical malpractice lawsuit against their Bel Air urologist and his medical practice.

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Feds raid five Cecil liquor stores

As part of a years-long investigation into suspected liquor smuggling between Cecil County and New York retailers, federal investigators have raided five shops where people are suspected of illegally acting as middlemen for hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of alcoholic beverages since 2009.

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Delegate Alston: No deal

Despite a judicial tongue-lashing, Del. Tiffany T. Alston on Wednesday continued to reject proposed plea deals from the Maryland State Prosecutor following her June conviction for misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office, convictions that could lead to her ouster from the House of Delegates.

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